Developed in drought-afflicted areas, the principles of xeriscaping, or low water landscaping, now have a much broader appeal. With water better recognized as an expensive and limited resource, both residential and commercial landscapes can benefit from this alternative approach. Low water landscapes can be lush and beautiful year-round, have the benefits of needing less maintenance and no or reduced fertilizers or pesticides, plus they provide wildlife habitat and can increase property value.

The are a number of low water use plants located around the Water & Environmental Center. They are labeled and their approximate locations are indicated on a map available in our lobby. The map is are also available here: Low Water Landscaping